Nine-year-old girl gives birth

Last updated 13:13 07/02/2013

Relevant offers

Americas

US man in boxer shorts jumps fence, crashes pickup into plane US mum who died saving son kept him above water until rescue NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin fatally shot in Chicago Danielle McLaughlin: One Millennial Republican's Fight to Save His Grand Old Party 'I want answers': Canadian man distraught after DNA testing reveals he was swapped at birth Tropical Smoothie Cafe sued: Hepatitis A in Egyptian berries 'I shot dad': Tragic case of US boy who killed his violent, neo-Nazi father Billionaire Richard Branson survives bike crash Former Bush adviser Paul Wolfowitz 'will vote for Hillary Clinton' 'Serial Street Shooter' haunts Phoenix as police plead for help to stop him

Mexican authorities say a 9-year-old girl has given birth in western Mexico and they are looking for the purported father, a 17-year-old.

Jalisco state police spokesman Lino Gonzalez said the baby girl was born last week at a hospital in the city of Guadalajara. He says the girl and her baby are doing well.

Gonzalez said the girl's family alerted authorities after she gave birth and the alleged father has not been seen since in the neighbourhood the both live in. He says that if the teenager's paternity is proven he could face child sex abuse charges.

Gonzalez says the girl told authorities the teenager was her boyfriend.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content